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Children

Practitioner suspended after inaction put children at risk of “emotional and physical harm”

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Adults

Digital capabilities should be improved to help staff practice wherever, NHS Digital fellow says

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Adults, Mental Health

How enhancing patient rights and safeguards is top priority for Mental Health Act review

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Mental Capacity Act

Adults

Majority of practitioners opposed to key aspects of DoLS replacement proposals

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Adults

Service user distressed after council persisted with plans to use assistive technology

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Adults, Community Care

Newly qualified social worker suspended after making payments to young service user

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Adults, Workforce

Man left with unexpected care bill after council failed to inform him about charges

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Adults

Social worker struck off for fraud offences involving ‘vulnerable service’ users

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Adults, Children, Workforce

Adults’ and children’s social care will not escape ‘radical cuts’, council confirms

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Adults

Supported housing funding to be retained in welfare system, government announces

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Adults

Crunch talks under way as struggling council discusses plans to reduce debts

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Adults, Children

Council plans social care cuts as it looks to make ‘significant’ spending reductions

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Older couple

Adults, Workforce

Local authority at fault for delayed assessment after DoLS referral, ombudsman finds

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Social worker and service user

Adults, Children

Named social worker pilot boosts skills, knowledge and confidence, says report

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Adults

LGA launches own green paper as adult social care hits ‘breaking point’

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Adults

Annual report shows slight increase in complaints about adult social care

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